Content AI offers several AI Tools to help you with your writing tasks. To ease your workflow and save you from the burden of switching tabs while writing, we’ve integrated all these AI features into Block Editor, so you can focus on creating quality content for your readers.
Note: Before we discuss the various Content AI features available in the Block Editor, please ensure that you’ve enabled the enhanced Content AI module from WordPress Dashboard → Rank Math SEO. If you ever run out of credits, you can easily subscribe to a Content AI plan that aligns with your requirements.
In this knowledgebase article, we’ll walk you through how to use Content AI in Block Editor.
1 // Shortcode
Content AI can be used anywhere with the Block Editor using the // shortcode. To use this shortcode, simply follow the below steps.
1.1 Edit the Post in Block Editor
Open the post that you want to edit in the Block Editor.
1.2 Open Content AI by Rank Math Block
In the Block Editor, press // to add the AI Assistant Block instantly, as shown below.
1.3 Write a Prompt or Select the AI tool
In the AI Assistant Block, enter your prompt and hit Enter to let Content AI start generating the output.
Alternatively, you can type the Content AI tool that you want to use and select it from the dropdown list.
Now the corresponding Content AI tool will pop up on the screen, where you can fill in the relevant fields and hit the Generate button.
Now, the Content AI will start generating the output on the right side of the screen. As you hover over the generated output, you will notice two options, namely, Copy and Insert.
The Copy option allows you to copy the output of your choice to your clipboard, so you can paste it anywhere you prefer to use it.
The Insert option will insert the output to the Block Editor directly.
2 AI Assistant Block
You can also access the Content AI Assistant anywhere while you write within your Block Editor, using the dedicated AI Assistant Block, as shown below.
2.1 Edit the Post in Block Editor
Open the post that you want to edit in the Block Editor.
2.2 Open Block Library
In the Editor window, you can add a new block by clicking the + icon that appears on the left sidebar as well as on the right end of a new line. Alternatively, you can type / in a new line to open the block library.
2.3 Open Content AI Block
From the list of available blocks, choose the AI Assistant [Content AI] block.
Now, you can write a prompt and let the AI Assistant generate the output. You can use the AI Assistant to open any AI tool, as walked through earlier.
3 Content AI Panel
Apart from these methods, you can also access Content AI features from the dedicated Content AI panel. To access it, click the Content AI icon that appears at the top-right corner of the Block Editor screen.
Alternatively, you can access the Content AI Panel from the familiar Rank Math Meta Box.
Here’s how the Content AI Panel would look like, where you can access the Research tool, Writing tool, AI Tools, and RankBot.
In the Research section, you can research your desired target keyword and receive insightful recommendations from our Content AI. Enter the keyword in the FOCUS KEYWORD field, click the Research button, and wait for the magic.
In the Write section, add the relevant details, and our Content AI will start generating the output in the Block editor, as shown below.
You can also use
Ctrl + / to generate the output. This keyboard shortcut works only when the Write tab is active in the block editor. This sends the tone and instructions as well.
3.3 AI Tools
In the AI Tools section, you can find 40+ Content AI tools that you can use right within the Block Editor.
You can use any of the listed AI tools of your choice. The corresponding Content AI tool will pop up on the screen, where you can fill in the relevant fields and click the Generate button.
Once the content is generated, click the Copy/Insert option to either copy the content or insert it in the Block Editor.
You can ask questions about your subject or regarding SEO, as Rankbot is effectively integrated into your Block Editor.
4 Command Center
Content AI is available for every use case, and we understand that you’ll need these AI tools not just for writing new content but also for editing and improving your existing content. Hence, we have a dedicated Command Center that is available to access within your Block Editor.
To use it, place your cursor over a block, and in the Block Toolbar that appears at the top, click the Content AI icon. The Command Center will appear with all the available features.
You can also use the keyboard shortcut
// to enable the Command box in the Block Editor.
4.1 Run as Command
This option lets you convert a block of text into a prompt and generate output on the fly.
4.2 Write More
Do you want to continue writing content? Click the Write More option and watch the Content AI write the article for you.
Not happy with the existing content? Simply click the Improve option to rewrite the existing paragraphs.
Have a long block of text? Click the Summarize option to let Content AI read them and generate a brief summary for you.
4.5 Write Analogy
Are you unsure how to explain a difficult concept to your readers? Choose this option, and Content AI will write analogies for your audience to understand them with a familiar example.
4.6 Fix Grammar
Do you want to proofread your block of text? Choose the Fix Grammar option, and Content AI will check your paragraph and ensure your text is free from Grammatical errors.
And that’s it. We hope the article helped you get familiar with Content AI in the Block Editor. If you still have any questions or facing any issues with the Content AI, please open a support ticket here, and our support experts will be more than happy to assist you.